Ryan Matthew Pierson

A Blog of Ersatz Savvy

"Tales from the Afternow," an audio drama series created by Sean Kennedy, is a compelling journey into a dystopian future. While it is roughly 20 years old at this point, its quality and compelling storytelling holds up.

In the late '90s, a show emerged that was set to drive a stake through the heart of traditional television narratives and production. "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" (BtVS) wasn’t just a show about a young girl battling the forces of evil; it was a genre-bending, trope-subverting adventure that left an i...